Photo courtesy of Magic City Art Connection
More than thirty-five years ago, Eileen Kunzman,
Magic City Art Connection’s founder, was a recent arrival to Birmingham looking for something special to do in her new hometown.
That was when she hatched the idea of the
Magic City Art Connection.
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Photo Courtesy of H2 Real Estate
Ever wonder what it’s like living in one of the amazing lofts in downtown Birmingham? H2 Real Estate gives you the opportunity to experience loft living first-hand during their Loft Tours May 5.
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Pizitz Food Hall. Photo courtesy of the Wilbert Group
Just in time for Earth week,
The Pizitz, one of Birmingham’s newly restored iconic downtown buildings was awarded LEED certification, a globally recognized rating standard for green buildings.
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Via: The National Memorial for Peace and Justice
History can be inspiring, epic and almost surreal in its scale. History can also be boring and dusty…and it can be painful and sobering as well. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opens today in Montgomery, AL remembering the thousands of victims of lynchings.
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Smokey Joe’s Cafe rehearsals. Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Theatre Company.
Birmingham’s beloved Red Mountain Theatre Company is presenting the Broadway music revue, from Smokey Joe’s Café May 11-27 at the Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret Theatre. One of the production’s leads is Brandon McCall, a talented young actor from right here in the Magic City. Continue reading “Local Birmingham actor, Brandon McCall, lands role in the Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Café”
Feast of Saint Mark Italian Festival 2016. Photo via Saint Mark’s Church.
From public servants and grocers to artists and architects, Italian immigrants came to Birmingham, AL, seeking the American Dream. Here’s a look at the lasting imprint Italians have had on the city of Birmingham. Continue reading “Italians leave an imprint on Birmingham”
Via- Bruno Event Team
Springtime in the south: the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd and the smell of hot dogs in the air. What could be more American than baseball and the SEC ?
Continue reading “SEC Baseball Tournament back in Hoover for 21st straight year, May 22-27”
Mayor Kenneth Gulley of Bessemer touring the Milo’s with its CEO Patricia Wallwork – photo courtesy of Milo’s
Earlier this week,
Milo’s Tea Company announced that they will be adding 30 positions – including a third shift – to their team . This announcement follows the opening of their newly expanded 15.5 acre headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama which was reported on by Bham Now last fall. Continue reading “Milo’s Tea Company continues to grow locally and nationwide”
Birmingham innovator, Covalence has recognized the need for a fast-track method to train the next generation of software developers, right here in Birmingham.
Matt Landers, Will Johnston and Matt Morgan, founders of Covalence, began the coding boot-camp after realizing how difficult it was to find qualified developers in Birmingham for their software company, Platypi . Continue reading “Birmingham’s Covalence launches new Catalyst program”
Photo via Wikipedia.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced its fellows for 2018, and guess what! One of the winners of this prestigious award is Amy Pleasant of Birmingham. Continue reading “Amy Pleasant of Birmingham wins 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship”
Ta’Kaiya Cooper (left) and Ashleigh Richardson (right) with Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. Photo via studentcam.org.
C-SPAN is in Birmingham today, Tuesday, April 24, to celebrate two 12th graders from Ramsay High School. Ashleigh Richardson and Ta’Kaiya Cooper won a second-place prize for their entry, entitled “ You Matter ,” in the news outlet’s 2018 StudentCam documentary contest.
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Jim Henson with Kermit the Frog. Photo via Benno Friedman:Corbis.
You’ve heard of
The Muppets. The well-known and beloved puppets created by the incredibly imaginative puppeteer, Jim Henson. But did you know that one of Henson’s most popular puppets, Kermit the Frog, actually got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham? Continue reading “Jim Henson and muppet Kermit the Frog got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham”
Since 1999, filmmakers from across the country and around the world have come to Birmingham to screen their work at Sidewalk.
MAKE MOVIE MAGIC, a campaign to fund the Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema is well underway to create a permanent home for this innovative and important piece of Birmingham’s cultural puzzle.
Continue reading “Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema reaches fundraising milestone”
Indycar race Barber Motorsports
Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will be resuming yesterday’s race this Monday morning, April 23rd at 11:00am. Gates open at 9:00am. Admission is free.
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